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Mnich

Mnich Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,785'
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Submitted By: eDixon on May 26, 2007
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Monday

37° | 26°
Tuesday

38° | 25°
Wednesday

41° | 29°
Thursday

45° | 34°
Friday

48° | 39°
Saturday

45° | 39°
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Good exposure out on the lake side face

Description 

This is one of the most imposing and impressive mountains in the Tatras. The climbing ranges in difficulty, but there are a number of good hard routes here. The rock is high-quality granite composed of plates and split by various crack systems. Mnich is located in the Dolina Rybiego Potoku, meaning Fish Stream Valley.

Getting There 

To get to Mnich from Zakopane, take the coach to Morskie Oko. From the end of the route, walk to the end of the road. Here is found a lake, Morskie Oko, the biggest in the Tatras. On the northern end of the lake is a chalet. From the chalet, Mnich can be seen. From the Morskie Oko shelter, follow a the yellow marked trail for about 1 hour. At the junction of this trail and a red marked trail, take the red. After a short distance, take an unmarked climber's trail leading to the left. This will take you up to Mnich.

Climbing Season

For the Europe area.

Weather station 25.5 miles from here


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Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for the mountain. Poland topo can be found he...
Topo for the mountain. Poland topo can be found he...
Rock Climbing Photo: The tips corner of Kociński
The tips corner of Kociński
Rock Climbing Photo: Mnich and Morskie Oko (the lake)
Mnich and Morskie Oko (the lake)
Rock Climbing Photo: nice climbing weather...
nice climbing weather...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mnich on a stormy day
Mnich on a stormy day
Rock Climbing Photo: Mnich (Monk) panorama of the ridge
Mnich (Monk) panorama of the ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Mnich (the Monk)
Mnich (the Monk)
Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping down Mnich over the Classic Variation rout...
Rapping down Mnich over the Classic Variation rout...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mnich - Kant Hakowy route
Mnich - Kant Hakowy route

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By Brent Barghahn
From: SLC, UT
Oct 9, 2015
Was in Poland for a business trip Aug 2015. Hired Marcin from Free Rajdy guides to go up Mnich with me. Great experience! Awesome summit, and he let me lead some of the great pitches.